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The '''Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts''' is a museum and art school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1805 and is the first and oldest art museum and art school in the United States. The academy's museum is internationally known for its collections of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Its archives house important materials for the study of American art history, museums, and art training.
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LocationSW corner of Broad & Cherry Sts.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates{{coord|39|57|18|N|75|9|50|W|display=title}}
LocmapinPhiladelphia#Pennsylvania#USA
Area| built = 1871–1876
ArchitectFrank Furness; G.W. & W.D. Hewitt|George Hewitt
ArchitectureSecond Empire architecture|Second Empire, Renaissance Revival architecture|Renaissance, Gothic Revival architecture|Gothic
AddedMay 27, 1971
Designated nrhp typeMay 15, 1975
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Always Available
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Painting, American
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Sculpture, American
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Miniature painting
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Watercolor painting, American
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Art
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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
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Collection
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American Libraries
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Getty Research Institute
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Smithsonian Libraries
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Cornell University Library
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The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
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pennsylvania academy of the fine arts
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philadelphia water color club
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clark, william j., 1840-1889
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eakins, thomas, 1844-1916
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gilpin, henry dilworth, 1801-1860. [from old catalog]
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pennsylvania academy of the fine arts , pennsylvania academy of the fine arts
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English
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